Author Archives: TRRA

The Future of Nelson Bay

TRRA has made a comprehensive submission to Council objecting to the proposed increases in building heights and floor space ratio limits in the Nelson Bay Town Centre – Click Here (Be aware if printing it is 17 pages). The submission … Continue reading

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Last chance to object to high-rise in Nelson Bay Centre – Updated Deadline for Submissions

New date for Submissions on high-rise in Nelson Bay Centre. – Click Here

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TRRA submission – Port Stephens Council Tree Management – Draft changes to Development Control Plan (DCP)

Port Stephens Council Tree Management – Draft changes to Development Control Plan (DCP) The statement in the report to the 23 June 2020 Council meeting: ‘There are no policy changes proposed …’ is misleading. Council’s proposed introduction of a ‘self-certification’ … Continue reading

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TRRA Submission – Port Stephens Council – Draft Climate Change Policy

Port Stephens Council – Draft Climate Change Policy We welcome the development of this policy, which is long overdue, the need for it having been flagged by Council itself at least since 2009, and by many in the community for … Continue reading

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Last chance to object to high-rise in Nelson Bay Centre

Last chance to object to high-rise in Nelson Bay Centre Council is exhibiting proposed changes to the planning instruments (LEP and DCP) that are required to give final effect to the increased height limits and other changes adopted back in … Continue reading

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Port Stephens Council Tree Management – Draft changes to Development Control Plan (DCP)

Port Stephens Council Tree Management – Draft changes to Development Control Plan (DCP) The statement in the report to the 23 June 2020 Council meeting: ‘There are no policy changes proposed …’ is misleading. Council’s proposed introduction of a ‘self-certification’ … Continue reading

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Port Stephens Council – Draft Climate Change Policy

Welcome, if long overdue (Council has flagged need since at least 2009) On Exhibition July 2020 – submissions by 5pm 24 July to council@portstephens.nsw.gov.au Reference PSC2012-01402 For Policy – Click Here Submission Guide from TRRA, EcoNetwork, and Climate Action PS … Continue reading

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TRRA submission on Port Stephens Council Draft Integrated Plans

TRRA submission on Port Stephens Council Draft Integrated Plans We note that these plans have been prepared in some cases prior or during the early stages of the Covid-19 outbreak. As a consequence, some changes are likely over the course … Continue reading

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May 2020 Newsletter

In this edition: Implications of the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic, Streets as Shared Spaces NSW DOP New Initiative, RRA Inc. Proposal for Achieving Enhancement of Gateways to Port Stephens and the Peninsula, Change of Policy in advertising Council Notices in the … Continue reading

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Improving the visual amenity of the approach to the Tomaree peninsula

Improving the visual amenity of the approach to the Tomaree peninsula TRRA has put a detailed proposal to Council for improving the visual amenity of the approach to the Tomaree peninsula along Nelson Bay Road. – Click here Council staff … Continue reading

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